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Exercise Demonstrations

Single Leg Calf Raises on Step

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Single Leg Calf Raises on Step Exercise

Starting Position

Begin by standing in front of a step or riser with feet shoulder width apart, facing forward.

Action

Step up onto the step with one foot, rising up onto your toes as high as possible in one smooth motion. Hold for a couple seconds and lower. Step back off the riser to the original starting position. Try doing 2 sets of 10-12 repetitions for each leg.

Special Instructions

You can extend your arms out to your sides to help with balance.

Muscles Worked: Calves